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Origin
 - Colombia 🇨🇴
Class - CAT 1
Average Unit Weight - 90 grams per unit

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Origin - Brazil 🇧🇷
Class - CAT 1
Average Unit Weight - 175 grams per unit

Introduction

Guava (Psidium guajava) is a common tropical fruit cultivated in both tropical and subtropical regions. Its skin is typically yellow or light green, while its flesh is usually deep red or a vibrant shade of pink. It has a wide distribution around the globe and India is the No.1 producer of Guava.

History

Its origin is uncertain but it is believed that it originates from the area of Central America, northern South America and south Mexico. It is believed that its wide distribution over the world occurred thanks to Portuguese and Spanish colonizers.

Regions

It is widely believed that it originated from America but its increased popularity made it possible to spread in a variety of tropical and subtropical areas such as the USA, South and Southeast Asia, tropical Africa, and Oceania. 

Flavours & Texture

Guavas have a distinct fragrance which is similar to lemon but not that sharp. The outer skin is usually rough but depending on the cultivar it can vary in thickness. Its flavour is sweet and pleasant and it tastes like a hybrid between a strawberry and a pear. However, different varieties have slight differences in taste.  

Preparation

Guavas can be eaten raw or they can be served sliced as a dessert or in salads. Whilst the both the seeds and rind are edible and do not have removed, the usual way is to cut them in half and then to remove the seeds as they can sometimes be hard. Guava can have a variety of applications ranging from juices, smoothies, jams, ice cream and sauces to name a few.

Nutritional Value

Apart from its sweet taste, guava has an excellent nutritional profile. They are rich in antioxidants, fibre and proteins and they are low in calories. 

Calories per 100g

68 kcal

Fat

1 g

Carbohydrates

14 g

Fiber

5.4 g

Protein

2.6 g

Sodium

2 mg

Potassium 

417 mg

Vitamin A

12% of the RDI

Vitamin C

381% of the RDI

Calcium 

1.4% of the RDI

Iron

1.4% of the RDI

SHIPPING


Choose your desired delivery date at the checkout, available delivery dates will be displayed at checkout stage. All orders are dispatched via DHL on a 24hr Next Working Day service. If no date is selected your order will be dispatched at the next available date.

We offer Free Next Working Day Delivery on all orders over £75 including our selection boxes.

Our shipping rates are as follows:-
England - £6.95
Scotland - £9.95
Northern Ireland - £9.95

Customers are responsible for being present at the shipping address provided on the date selected at checkout. Exotic Fruits are not responsible for any missed or attempted deliveries that must be rearranged by the customer.

All orders are packed in cardboard boxes with a biodegradable packing pellets to protect the fruit during transit, unfortunately we do not offer a gift wrapping or send the fruit in a gift basket as this may cause toe bruise during transit..

RETURNS

Let's start by stating the obvious. ​Since our produce is perishable we cannot accept returns.​

​That said, we want every customer to be happy so we do offer vouchers, refunds and replacements at our sole discretion if your fruit has arrived inedible. If you would like to report an item which has become damaged or perished during transit, please:-

  • Take a photo of the inedible product
  • Put the product into your refrigerator
  • Send the photos to info@exoticfruits.co.uk, please include your order number in the subject
  • All requests must contact us within 24 hours of order receipt

We are not responsible for products that spoil if there is not someone to receive your delivery on the date that you request it, full tracking is provided and can be requested anytime after dispatch.

You can cancel your order anytime before dispatch, please contact 020 3633 8893 or info@exoticfruits.co.uk to cancel your order.

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